Watershed Council Coordinator, Oregon

Agency
Gilliam-East John Day Watershed Council
Location
Condon, Oregon
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
$39,000-$53,000
Last Date to Apply
12/31/2021
Website
https://www.gilliameastjohndaywatershedcouncil.com/
Description
The Gilliam-East John Day Watershed Council is a non-profit organization authorized by state legislation to assess watershed conditions and implement locally agreed-upon solutions for watershed restoration. The Council is overseen by a diverse board representing a range of local interests. The Council is primarily funded through grant dollars, and grant writing ability will be crucial to the position. The Coordinator provides assistance and education to landowners regarding natural resource management issues on their land. The position includes design, permitting, construction oversight, and reporting on a wide variety of natural resource protection and improvement projects. This full-time, at will, non-exempt position, which serves as the Watershed Coordinator for the Gilliam-East John Day Watershed Council located in Condon, Oregon. The position acts on behalf of the Watershed Council, within the authorities delegated by the Council and this description, and reports to the Council Board of Directors. Direct supervision is provided by the Gilliam County Soil and Water Conservation District, whom acts as the Watershed Council’s fiscal agent and employer of record. This position is a 40 hour work week, dependent upon funding from active and future grants. The working schedule will be highly varied and include overnight travel, early morning and evening meetings, occasional work on weekends, and time spent out of the office with landowners, contractors, and project partners.
Qualifications
The preferred qualifications of the Watershed Coordinator are: Education - Bachelor’s degree or higher in Environmental Science, Biology, Hydrology, Environmental Planning, Agriculture or closely related field. Work Experience – Minimum two (2) years work experience involving: • Grant Writing • Stream, wetland, and riparian restoration; • Fish habitat improvement, passage, and screening; • Upland restoration; • Working within local, state, and federal regulations applicable to watershed restoration. Computer skills - Able to comfortably navigate software such as ArcGIS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Desktop Publishing
Contact Person
Herb Winters
Contact Phone
541-384-2672
Contact eMail
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